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September 25, 2020

Mgr Philip Moger is Walsingham Shrine’s new Rector

On the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham Bishop Alan inducted Mgr Philip Moger as the new Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham. Mgr Moger […]
September 23, 2020

New Head is full of plans for St Mary’s Lowestoft

St Mary’s RC Primary School in Lowestoft has welcomed Mrs Ewa Parker as the new Head of School. Her predecessor, Imelda Cooper, retired in July. Mrs […]
September 21, 2020

Bishop Alan ordains Andrew Neate to the priesthood

As he ordained Andrew Neate to the priesthood on Saturday, Bishop Alan encouraged him to mould his life on the mystery of the Lord’s presence. Fr […]
September 18, 2020

Candidates advance on the road to the Diaconate

Bishop Alan recently celebrated Mass at Poringland for the three men in formation for the permanent diaconate. Professor John Morrill reports. One of the three men […]
September 16, 2020

Wisdom on how to evangelise in uncertain times

Michael Dopp from Canada and the U Evangelize Team are organising a free webinar to look at how we can share the Gospel as the world […]
September 15, 2020

Opportunity to listen again to speeches of Benedict XVI

Ten years after the Papal Visit of Pope Benedict to the UK, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference will play the podcasts of the major speeches on their […]
September 14, 2020

Seminars explore Katherine of Aragon through chess

James Conlon from Peterborough is organising a series of six Zoom sessions looking at the connection between Katherine of Aragon and chess, following on from an […]
September 12, 2020

Our Lady of Mount Carmel comes to Ipswich parish

A dusty unwanted statue in a garden centre has become the central feature of a Carmelite grotto. Fr Paul Vincent OCD from St Mark’s Ipswich tells […]
September 11, 2020

Lowestoft seeker after truth celebrates her find

From not knowing whether Jesus existed, Amy Beenham began a search which led her into the Catholic Church. Lucy Walker from Our Lady Star of the […]
September 9, 2020

Vacancy in Fertility Awareness Management

The Diocese of East Anglia is seeking a new Fertility Awareness Management Coordinator. Currently this role is four hours per week, but applicants can propose arrangements […]
September 8, 2020

Fr John Warrington shares reflections on Covid-19

Fr John Warrington, who is taking up a position as Parish Priest at St Felix in Haverhill on October 19, has contributed to a book entitled […]
September 4, 2020

Bishop gives parting tribute to Mgr John Armitage

At a farewell Mass at the National Shrine in Walsingham, Bishop Alan recounted the achievements of Mgr John Armitage over the last five years. His text […]
September 3, 2020

Diocesan priests on the move for a new season

As the autumn begins, Bishop Alan Hopes has announced a series of moves and new appointments of priests across the diocese. Andrew Neate, who has been […]
September 3, 2020

Lourdes pilgrims recall life-changing miracle moments

Fr Peter Wygnanski and Deacon John Morrill were among speakers who shared memories of miracle moments at Lourdes during a recent virtual pilgrimage. The virtual pilgrimage […]
September 2, 2020

Researcher seeks memories of Sue Ryder home

Desmond Crone of Suffolk Archives is researching the history of what is now Devonshire House in Cavendish, headquarters of the Sue Ryder Foundation from 1953 to […]